96: Stop and Shift: The Power of Neuroplasticity in Achieving Success with Karen Allen

In this episode of Life Without Secrets, host Jillian introduces Karen Allen, a resilient and transformative individual who has overcome immense challenges in her life. At just 29 years old, Karen experienced a devastating loss that pushed her to rebuild her life for the sake of her young son. Now, Karen is a thriving force in the world of personal development, using mindfulness, positive psychology, and neuroplasticity to help others build mental strength. Join us as Karen shares her journey, insights, and strategies for achieving personal and professional success through resilience and growth.

Karen Allen is a keynote speaker, author, and thought leader who teaches simple techniques that incorporate mindfulness, positive psychology, neuroplasticity, and mental strength training. In her book, Stop and Shift, she shares her mental strength training exercise that helps rewire the brain and get you to a healthier mental state so you can live your best life. 

“I refused to let his little life then become this huge traumatic story because of my choices.”



[00:05:23] Rebuilding after devastating loss

[00:12:44] Post-traumatic growth

[00:19:53] Owning your response to life

[00:24:41] Pursuing life on your terms

[00:31:56] Growth mindset applies to more

[00:36:01] Neuroplasticity and practice


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